Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

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Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Post: # 36018Post antnest8
Wed May 16, 2018 5:17 pm

don't know i fed her enough it think and the heating pad was not that hot.
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2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Post: # 36022Post antnest8
Wed May 16, 2018 6:52 pm

i found out the reason she died it is because my crematogastor queen died the same way so i assume i was making an ant oven
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1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Post: # 36023Post antnest8
Wed May 16, 2018 6:54 pm

This journal is not over yet! It is to my surprise that 5 Camponotus queen were found while walking today!!!! ID ing them right now
keeper of
2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Post: # 36027Post antnest8
Wed May 16, 2018 7:09 pm

2 of the queens are Pennsylvanicus! the other three are Camponotus novaeboracensis

also fun fact the queen that just died was Camponotus novaeboracensis all along who new! :lol: :cry:
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2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Post: # 36049Post antnest8
Thu May 17, 2018 4:55 pm

here are names i am thinking of for my 3 queens (i caught one today)

Queen #1
colony name = the black yeti's

Queen #2
colony name = The Saxons

Queen #3
colony name = the black gi-ants

Other names are welcome
keeper of
2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Post: # 36307Post antnest8
Thu May 24, 2018 3:35 pm

pics in next post

Update!!
I see some eggs and most of the queens are healthy and laying eggs
Queen #1 the black yeti
she has a nice clutch of about 5 eggs
Queen #2 The saxon
again 5 eggs
Queen #3 The Gi-ant
Sadly this giant ant has no eggs and has been struggling to get out since she got in the tube. I'm going to keep her but it looks bleak.
keeper of
2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Post: # 36308Post antnest8
Thu May 24, 2018 3:37 pm

here are my 6 camponotus queens!
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2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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